Below is a video featuring J.T. Ready, who was one of the people who died in Gilbert on Wednesday.
The story, titled "Pride and Prejudice," was a report in the year 2010 by former Channel One News reporter Steven Fabian. Part 2 of his three part series about hate groups in the U.S. and abroad.
This one followed a group Ready led through the desert as they look for people who may be coming across the U.S.- Mexico border illegally.
"We have an operation going on called 'Line in the Sand,'" Ready said.
The group said they patrolling the area and looking to stop drug smugglers.
They had all types of equipment, including assault weapons and grenades.
If the situation were to come to it, Ready had no problems saying they would use those weapons with the intent to kill.
"We'll kill them," Ready said. "We'll kill them. We'll kill the narco-terrorists."
Ready told Fabian everything they were doing was legal. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu agreed, but that law enforcement doesn't support the civilian vigilante groups.